Eulophia wendlandiana Kraenzl., Gard. Chron., III, 22: 262 (1897).

Lissochilus wendlandianus (Kraenzl.) H.Perrier, in Fl. Madag. 49(2): 40 (1941).
Pseudobulbs thick (6 x 3 cm), with 6-7 sheath scars, the youngest with 3-4 leaves. Leaves petiolate (petiole 9-10 cm long), lanceolate-acute or acuminate (nearly 60 x 3- 5 cm), heavily pleated, with 3-5 heavily projecting veins below. Inflorescence much longer than the leaves, peduncle with 3 sheaths, longly ensheathed, large and acute, the largest 6.5 cm long; cluster very long (40 cm), sometimes shortly branched basally, loosely several flowered; bracts linear, the inferiors much shorter than the pedicel, while the superiors are much shorter still than the others; pedicel 3-3.5 cm Sepals widely linear-acute (20 x 3 mm) and of a pale green. Petals oblong (15 x 6 mm), very obtuse and white. Labellum always shorter, trilobed, the lateral lobes semi-oblong or semi-arched, rounded apically, the median widely oblong, obtuse apically, neither emarginate or sub bilobed; with 2 basal calluses between the lateral lobes, elongated with 2 crenulate lamellas, accompanied on each edge with another much shorter, decurrent nearly always apically; spur compressed, obtuse, not didymous apically, longer than half the length of the labellum; labellum green, whitish basally, the callus white and the lamellas violet in front of the spur. Column slightly curved, keeled dorsally and marginate in front. Anther provided with a very thick, emarginate appendage apically.
Not recorded.
As given for the genus.
Flora of Madagascar: vascular plants: 49th family, Orchids / by H. Perrier de La Bathie; published under the auspices of the government of Madagascar and under the direction of H. Humbert; English revision and translation by Steven D. Beckman; POWO (2022). "Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; Retrieved 26 November 2022."
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